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The Easiest Knit Dishcloth You Will Ever Make – Free Pattern!

Supplies:

  • 100% cotton yarn, worsted weight, 2 different colors (I used Lily Sugar N’ Cream)
  • US 7 (4.5mm) straight needles

Pattern:

  1. Cast on 30 stitches.
  2. Knit across the next 3 rows.
  3. Switch colors, and knit the next 3 rows.
  4. Stitch back to first color, and knit 23 rows.
  5. Switch colors, and knit the next 3 rows.
  6. Switch back to main color, knit the next 3 rows.
  7. Bind off.

How to Cast On: http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/cast-on (I used the knit cast on)

How to Knit: http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knit-stitch

How to Bind Off: http://www.knittinghelp.com/video/play/basic-knit-bind-off-english

Hope this helps some of you beginning knitters out there! This should come out to a 6″ by 6″ square.

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Watermelon Coasters

Watermelon Coasters

Supplies:

  • Worsted weight yarn in pink/red, white, and  green
  • 5mm hook (H-8)
  • Small amount of black for the seeds

In pink or red:

Round 1: Ch 4, 10 dc into first ch and ss into top of first dc (10)

Round 2: Ch 3, 2 dc into each around (20)

Round 3: Ch 3, *2 dc into next stitch, 1 dc in next. Repeat around (30). Finish off pink/red. Attach white to any stitch.

In white:

Round 4: Ch 1, 2 sc into stitch, 1 sc in next 2 stitches. Repeat around (40). Finish off white and attach green to any stitch.

In green:

Round 5: Ch 3, 2 sc into stitch, 1 sc in next 3 stitched. Repeat around (50). Finish off.

Sew in all ends and embroider seeds around the second row.

My coasters came out to 5” in diameter (yours may very slightly due to different stitch tensions). They should be large enough for most glasses and mugs.

Finished items for sale on etsy! https://www.etsy.com/listing/112511274/watermelon-coasters-set-of-4

Get 10% off any item in my etsy shop by using the code FAVORITE1.

Christmas Striped Mug Cozy

Supplies:

  • Worsted Yarn (red, green, and white)
  • 4.5mm hook
  • Stitch markers
  • Intended mug to try cozy on as you work

Note: Color changes are given to achieve the look of the cozy in picture. To change how your cozy comes out you can change colors and amount of rows each color is used for. Happy crocheting and merry Christmas!

Base (worked in continuous rounds, move marker as you go)

In red:

Round 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in first ch (6sc)
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12sc)
Round 3: *2sc in next st, 1sc in next stitch. repeat around (18sc)
Round 4: *2sc in next st, 1sc in next 2. repeat around (24sc)
Round 5: *2sc in next st, 1sc in next 3. repeat around (30sc)
Round 6: *2sc in next st, 1sc in next 4. repeat around (36sc)
Round 7: *2sc in next st, 1sc in next 5. Repeat around (42sc)

Sides

Rows 1-3 worked in the round.

In green:

Rows 1-3: Ch 2 and turn. Hdc across. Ss to first hdc. (42)

Rows 4-12 worked back and forth. Do not ss to first hdc at the end of each row.

Rows 4-11: Ch 2 and turn. Hdc across (42)

Row 12: Ch 2 and turn. Hdc across. Ch 20. Finish off. Join yarn to first stitch of row 20 on opposite side and ch 20. Finish off.

Weave in all ends.

For the stripes: Green (4 rows) to white, white (2 rows) to red, red (4 rows) to white (2 rows). You will end in white.

Finished product available on etsy! https://www.etsy.com/listing/112475597/christmas-striped-mug-cozy

Get 10% off any item in my etsy shop by using the code FAVORITE1.

Now offering ear-flap hat pattern for free!

Simple 2-Color Earflap Hat Pattern Please do not sell this pattern or claim it as your own.

You are welcome to sell items you make from this pattern.

Supplies:

  • Worsted weight yarn (about 125 grams) in main color
  • Worsted weight scraps of contrasting color
  • 5 mm hook (H/8)
  • Large-eye, blunt end needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure

Main Hat:

Round 1: Working in main color, make a magic ring and sc 6. Pull tail to tighten and trim tail.
DO NOT JOIN, place marker and move up after each round. (6)

Round 2: 2 hdc in each stitch around. (12)

Round 3: 1 hdc in stitch, 2 hdc in next stitch. Repeat around. (18)

Round 4: 1 hdc in next 2 stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch. Repeat around. (24)

Round 5 and on: Remove marker, 1 hdc in next 3 stitches, 2 hdc in next stitch. Repeat around until hat reaches about 5 1⁄2” – 6” in diameter when laying flat.

Once the hat reaches the desired diameter, continue with 1 hdc in each stitch around until hat reaches approximately 6 1⁄2” in length when folded in half (measure from top to bottom rows). DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Earflaps:

Row 1: Ch 2 and turn. 1 hdc in each stitch around until there is a 6” space between the start of
the row and your current stitch. This will be the space for the face.

Rows 2-5: Ch 2 and turn. 1 hdc in each stitch across the row. DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Row 6-11: Ch 2 and turn, hdc in the next 14 stitches. (14)

Row 12: Ch 2 and turn, hdc in next 5, decrease for 2 stitches, hdc next 5. (12)

Row 13: Ch 2 and turn, hdc across. (12)

Row 14: Ch 2 and turn, hdc in next 4, decrease for 2 stitches, hdc in next 4. (10)

Row 15: Ch 2 and turn, hdc across. (10)

Row 16: Ch 2 and turn, hdc in next 3, decrease for 2 stitches, hdc in next 3. (8)

Row 17: Ch 2 and turn, hdc in next 2, decrease for 2 stitches, hdc in next 2. FINISH OFF. (6)

Begin the other earflap by joining the main color yarn to the start of the face gap on the other side. Follow the same pattern from row 6. Join your contrasting color and slipstitch into each stitch around. Add tassels or ties to the bottom of the earflaps as desired.

Pictures and more on the ravelry page for this pattern! http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/easy-and-simple-earflap-hat

Quick and Easy Granny Square Afghan

Super Quick and Easy Granny Square Afghan

Materials:

  • J-10 hook (6mm)
  • Chunky weight yarn (I used bernat softee chunky)

Pattern:

  1. Ch 5, join to form loop.
  2. Ch 4 (counts as first trbl stitch), 2 trbl, *ch 3, 3 trbl. Repeat from *, 3 times. End with ch 3 and slip stitch into top of first ch 4.
  3. Slip stitch in next 2 trbl and into ch 3 space. Ch 4(counts as first trbl stitch), 2 trbl. *Ch 3, 3 trbl, ch 1. Repeat in next ch 3 space and around. Ending with a ch 1 and slip stitch into top of first ch 4.
  4. Continue pattern till afghan reaches the size you desire, changing colors by finishing off at the end of a row and joining the new color to any chain space. *Slip stitch or join yarn in any ch space. (3 trbl, ch 3, 3 trbl) in all ch 3 spaces. (3 trbl) in all ch 1 spaces.

Small square done with this pattern

Ribbed Boot Cuff – Free Pattern!

Ribbed Boot Cuffs:

Materials:

–       1 Skein, Worsted Weight Yarn (I used Deborah Norville Everyday Soft Worsted)

–       Size G-6 Crochet hook (4.0 mm)

Pattern:

Chain 23. Turn.

Row 1: Double crochet fourth chain from hook, and in each stitch across. (20 stitches)

Row 2 – end: Chain 3 (counts as first dc) and turn. Double crochet in BACK LOOPS ONLY, in each stitch across. (20 stitches).

Once the cuff is the right length to fit around your leg, slip stitch to create seam with the first row in order to form a tube. You can add an edging if desired.

As you work the cuff, wrap around leg to measure. Can be made to any size you choose. You can choose to sew the finished cuff to the top of a sock or cut off an old sleeve from a shirt, or leave as is.

Happy crocheting!

Flower in a Granny Square – Free Pattern!

Materials:

  1. I-9 Hook (5.5 mm)
  2. Various Worsted Weight Yarns (I used scraps)

Pattern:

  1. Ch 10, join into a loop with a slip stitch.
  2. Ch 4, counts as first treble crochet stitch for first petal. For next treble crochet, work as you would a regular treble crochet, but do not pull through last loop. Continue this for next 2 stitches then pull through all 4 loops on hook. Ch 4, then begin next petal with a treble crochet, not pulling through the last loop. Complete 3 more treble crochet in this way then pull through all 5 loops on hook. Continue for next 6 petals, for a total of 8 petals. Ch 4 and slip stitch into top of starting ch. Finish off and change color. You may change color at any end of the row you choose.
  3. With new color, attach with a slip stitch to ch 4 space. (Ch 3, 2 dc) in first ch 4 space. *Ch 1, then 3 dc, ch 3, then 3 dc in same ch 4 space. In next ch 4 space, ch 1 then 3 dc. Repeat around and end with ch 2 then slip stitch into top of the starting ch.
  4. Continue like a normal granny square, changing colors when you choose: slip stitch to first ch 1 space, 3 dc in each ch 1 space, and in each ch 3 space (corner), 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc.
  5. Border: ch 1, sc in each stitch around and into each ch 1 space, 5 sc in each ch 3 space (corner). Slip stitch into ch 1. Ch 1 and sc into each stitch around, with 3 sc into each corner stitch.

Thanks for looking!

Finished flower

Flower + first row of granny square.

Finished square!